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Grand Rapids Boy Dies after Collapsing During Game

Updated: 12/06/2013 3:36 PM
Created: 12/06/2013 10:26 AM WDIO.com

GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. (AP) - A 12-year-old boy collapsed during a basketball game at a Baxter school and later died.

Police were called to Forestview Middle School about 4:30 p.m. Wednesday where the boy from Grand Rapids was playing in a 7th grade basketball game and collapsed.

Medical staff in attendance at the game performed CPR and the boy was taken to Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center where he died a short time later.

The Ramsey County medical examiner will conduct an autopsy. The Brainerd Dispatch says the boy has not been identified.

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Information from: The Daily Dispatch

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